Caribbean Week of Agriculture

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    Caribbean Week of Agriculture 2021 to be launched on Wednesday

    The Caribbean Week of Agriculture (CWA) will be held virtually this year, 4-8 October, under the theme ‘Transforming our Food Systems’. The event will be launched on Wednesday, 15 September 2021. Representatives of the Media are invited to the cover the launch. Please see details: Event: Launch, Caribbean Week of Agriculture 2021 Date: 15 September 2021 Time: 11:30 am Platforms:…

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  • Agriculture finally getting recognition it deserves – President Ramotar

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)  With renewed emphasis on agriculture to ensure food and nutrition security in the Region and to spur development, the sector is finally getting the recognition it deserved, His Excellency Donald Ramotar, President of Guyana said on Wednesday. He was at the time delivering the feature address at the opening of the Caribbean Week of…

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  • Jagdeo Initiative high on COTED agenda

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     The Jagdeo Initiative is one of the key subjects that will be considered when Ministers of Agriculture gather on Friday for a Special Meeting of the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) on Agriculture. The Special COTED Meeting is a staple of the Caribbean Week of Agriculture (CWA) which is being held in…

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  • `Believe in agriculture’ – rallying call at CWA 2013 opening

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     The Caribbean Week of Agriculture (CWA) 2013 was formally opened on Wednesday evening with rallying calls for belief in the agricultural potential of the Region, and action, at all levels, to realize that potential. At the Guyana International Conference Centre at Liliendaal, Greater Georgetown, where activities of the twelfth edition of CWA are anchored,…

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  • REMARKS BY HON. JENNIFER WEBSTER, MINISTER OF HUMAN SERVICES AND SOCIAL SECURITY ON THE OCCASION OF THE Women´s Forum, Caribbean Week of Agriculture (CWA) 2013 OCTOBER 8, 2013

    Colleague of the Cabinet – Hon. Dr. Leslie Ramsammy, MP-Minister of Agriculture, Mr. Wilmot Garnett-IICA Representative to Guyana, Members of the Diplomatic Corps, Visiting Delegates, especially our female delegates, Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen, Members of the Media. Let me extend a welcome to all our overseas Guests who are visiting Guyana for the first time and to extend a special…

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  • Remarks by Dr. Douglas Slater,  Assistant Secretary-General, Human and Social Development,  Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat On the Occasion of the   Opening of the Twelfth Caribbean Week of Agriculture, October 9, 2013,

    I speak to you this evening on behalf of Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, the CARICOM Secretary-General who, unfortunately, is out of the country. Caribbean Week of Agriculture (CWA) has come to be known as the premier agriculture event in the Caribbean and rightly so.  After 14 years, CWA is increasingly becoming the ‘go-to’ event in which stakeholders from across the Region…

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  • ICTs a way towards a successful future in agriculture

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana — The use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) within the agriculture industry is a tool for changing the agricultural sector in the Caribbean. Speaking at the launch of a two-day workshop entitled “Strengthening ICTs in Agricultural Value Chains – Towards increased integration in ICTs for growth and productivity”, Michael Hailu, director, Technical Centre for Agriculture and Rural…

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  • CWA 2013 explores Moving the regional coconut industry forward

    The vast potential of coconut industry in the Caribbean came under the microscope as the activities of the 12th edition of the Caribbean Week of Agriculture (CWA) continued at the Guyana International Conference Centre (GICC) in Georgetown. The CWA is being held under the theme `Linking the Caribbean for Regional Food and Nutrition Security and Rural Development’. A workshop on…

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  • Great opportunity for promoting, modernising agriculture

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) Caribbean Week of Agriculture (CWA) which will be held in Georgetown, Guyana, 4-12 October, is being marketed as a great opportunity not only for pursuing food security but also for promoting agriculture as a business, modernising the sector, and creating and expanding networks. The premier agriculture event in the Caribbean Community’s (CARICOM) calendar is…

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